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Eternity Code Book Quotes

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Artemis Fowl

“No, mademoiselle, I would not like to see the children’s menu. I have no doubt that the children’s menu itself tastes better than the meals on it. I would like to order ? la carte. Or don’t you serve fish to minors?”

“I don’t see myself at school dances, Butler.”

“Let’s just say I’m a very smart boy, Mister Spiro.”

“I am not a complete idiot.”

“(thinking) I’m going to die. I don’t believe it.”

“Really, Butler, I must begin choosing my business associates more carefully. Hardly a day goes by when we aren’t the victims of some plot.”

“Shall I walk? Or will you beam me up?”

“Remember this? You gave it to me for ensuring your trigger finger got reattached to your hand. You said it would remind me of that spark of decency inside me. I’m trying to do something decent now, Captain.”

“(about his terrible attempt at making a sandwich) It’s more difficult than it looks.”

“Trust me. I’m a genius.”

“I never tell anybody exactly how clever I am. They would be too scared.”

“(to Blunt) How could I be wearing a wire, you big oaf?”

“(thinking) Don’t call me Arty. My father calls me Arty.”

“(to Blunt) If you were me, then I’d be you, and if I were you, then I’d hide somewhere far away.”

“The punching is not helping my concentration, by the way.”

“Excuse me, gentlemen. Would either of you mind if I borrowed Mister Spiro’s Cube?”

“(to Blunt) You will be sorrier still, my dentally challenged friend because Butler is coming.”

“What have I got to lose? After all, things can hardly get any worse.”

“(to Spiro) And one more thing. About my name – Artemis – you were right. In London, it is generally a female name, after the Greek goddess of archery. But every now and then a male comes along with such a talent for hunting that he earns the right to use the name. I am that male. Artemis the hunter. I hunted you.”

“I played a few little tricks.”

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Domovoi Butler

“Richard of York gave battle in vain.”

“Welcome back. Glad to see everyone’s alive. Now I need to go.”

“I am not a pixie.”

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Foaly the Centaur

“A man like Spiro doesn’t cross the Atlantic for tea and muffins.”

“Fowl is right. Without me you’re sunk.”

“I am so unappreciated.”

“Whatever they’re paying me, it isn’t enough.”

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Holly Short

“When are you going to learn, Mud Boy? Your little schemes have a tendency to get people hurt. Usually the people who care about you.”

“A CD. How quaint. We have these in museums.”

“If we split up, then one team might make it. If we’re together, then one goes down we all go down. Divide and conquer.”

“The miracle of modern science. The LEP pours millions into your department, Foaly, and all you can do is send Mud Boys to the toilet.”

“(to Artemis) What? You want me to cut off his thumb? Are you insane?”

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Juliet Butler

“I said no. Now back off, Mister Carpet Man. Don’t make me break a nail.”

“Did you see that move, Madame? I totally decked those morons. I bet they never saw anything like that before. Improvisation. Butler always says it’s the key. You know, I think my eyeshadow distracted them. Glitter green. Never fails…”

“A lot can happen in two years. I spent most of that time wrestling big hairy men.”

“I don’t know about legal, Mister. I just serve the drinks.”

“No problem for the little horsey guy, surely?”

“You guys looking for my dad? People are always, like, looking for him, and he’s never around. Daddy is so not here. And I mean that spiritually.”

“As much as any of us can, like, own anything. Ownership is, like, you know, an illusion. Maybe we don’t even own our own bodies. We could be, like, the daydreams of some greater spirit.”

“OK, gentlemen; Barney says go to sleep.”

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Julius Root

“I think I’m speaking for the whole room here, Foaly, when I say that all I see is lines and squiggles. Doubtless it makes sense to a smart pony like yourself, but the rest of us are going to need some plain Gnommish.”

“Looks like the gang’s all here. And guess what. I don’t like gangs.”

“Being in command means making tough decisions. Not being in command means shutting up and doing what you’re told.”

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Mulch Diggums

“Oh. So if you paint a kitchen, then you get a tattoo?”

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